In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Frank Clifford Ward


Engineer, 20793, RCN


Born: 17 Dec 1874, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Died: 03 Sep 1957, Halifax, Nova Scotia


According to the obituary for his daughter Adelaide who was killed in the Halifax Explosion, Frank Ward was an Engineer aboard HMCS ST JULIEN.  The RCN ledger sheet has his year of birth at 1874 (which was provided by Frank when he enlisted).  His death certificate on NS Vital Stats lists his year of birth as 1873, which was provided by his son after his death.


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Wednesday, December 12, 1917 Halifax Morning Chronicle pg 5

DEATHS WARD - Adelaide V., aged 20 years and 11 months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Ward, Engineer of St. Julien, Naval patrol boat, victim of explosion. Will be buried from Spencer's Undertaking Rooms on Thursday afternoon at two o'clock to Fairview Cemetery.



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